behavioral problems 

Medical Mystery Surrounding Highly-Sensitive Kids ... Solved?

This book could help in diagnosing your child's sensitivities. Courtesy of Sensory World
You have a gut feeling that something's wrong with your child: He's often cranky, confused, overwhelmed, fatigued. At times you suspect a rare illness --...

Different punishment needed for antisocial children

An article in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology reported the evaluation of a child-management training program for parents reveals that four to eight year-old boys who have a "callous-unemotional" (CU) temperament are less responsive...

Parental cigarette use is 'double whammy' for children

A study in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology explored smoking, heavy drinking, and marijuana use across three generations. It found that the children of a parent who uses any of these substances are more likely to smoke, binge drink, or use...

Half of kids with ADHD are not being treated

We likely all have differing ideas about hyperactivity. Should we ask for medications for our child or should we attempt to use behavioral strategies to cope with his or her behavior? Arguments about the topic abound. Researchers at Washington...

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